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Music that Moved through Venice: Carnegie Hall Live, Oct 2021

Ned Rorem

Jordi Savall and his band of ancient instrumentalists trace melodies that traveled from across the Mediterranean to Venice, the capital of culture for over 1000 years. Mondays at 8pm.
10/4 The Millenarian Venice: Gateway to the East For 1,000 years, Venice was a world capital of trade and culture. Jordi Savall and his international band of ancient instrument performers trace the melodies from across the Mediterranean to Persia, the Ottoman empire; and from Rome to France to 11th century Greece, all through music that moved through Venice. We’ll hear the Orthodox-Byzantine Vocal Ensemble, La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Hesperion XXI and Le Concert des Nations.

10/11 All-Russian Stravinsky: Closing scenes from The Firebird Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (Berlin Philharmonic, Sir Simon Rattle, cond; Evgeny Kissin, p; NYPO, Alan Gilbert, cond; Munich Philharmonic, Valery Gergiev, cond)

10/18 Debussy: Images (Leif Ove Andsnes, p) Ravel: Piano Concerto (Pierre-Laurent Aimard, p; Munich Philharmonic; Valery Gergiev, cond) Berlioz: Death of Cleopatra (Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique; Sir John Eliot Gardiner, cond) Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe (San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)

10/25 Bartók: Hungarian Peasant Songs Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Marc-André Hamelin, p; Budapest Festival Orchestra; Iván Fischer, cond) Dvořák: Piano Trio No. 4, Dumky (Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Vogt Trio) Mahler: Symphony No. 10 (San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond) Bartók: Suite Op. 14 (Leif Ove Andsnes, p)

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